Sarang Deo

Professor of Operations Management; Executive Director, Max Institute of Healthcare Management

Indian School of Business (ISB)

Sarang Deo’s primary area of interest is health care operations with special emphasis on investigating the impact of operations decisions on population level health outcomes. He has studied the influenza vaccine supply chain and the phenomenon of ambulance diversion (in the US), the adult HIV treatment supply chains and the infant HIV diagnosis networks in sub-Saharan Africa, and more recently the TB diagnosis pathway in rural India. He frequently collaborates with international agencies such as the Clinton Health Access Initiative and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and his research has been funded by the US National Science Foundation and Grand Challenges Canada.

Prior to joining the ISB, Sarang was Assistant Professor at the Kellogg School of Management. He was a management consultant in the Accenture’s Mumbai office before embarking on an academic career. Sarang has a PhD from UCLA Anderson School of Management, MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, and BTech from IIT Bombay.

Academic Experience

  • 2020 – Present: Professor and Area Leader, Indian School of Business
  • 2017 – 2020: Executive Director, Max Institute of Healthcare Management, Indian School of Business
  • 2016 – 2020: Associate Professor, Indian School of Business
  • 2011 – 2016: Assistant Professor, Indian School of Business
  • 2007 – 2011: Assistant Professor, Kellogg School of Management

Professional Background

  • 2001 – 2003: Business Analyst, Accenture (Management Consulting)